Summary: The Health IT Manager is responsible for the Fort Mojave Health Center health information systems operations, support, system security, office automation, telecommunication, training, and
consultation. The incumbent works under the direction of the Health Center Director. Responsibility encompasses the health information systems delivery to the FHMC.
• Establish technical standards for the FMHC.
• Oversees the implementation of new, updates, or revised software or hardware upgrades for
the FMHC servers with minimal disruption to patient care.
• Determines and implements IT training solutions for users of the system.
• Analyzes and evaluates processes related to information flow.
• Provides technical oversight to all FMHC employees on performance achievement and
• Directs design, oversight, and evaluation of health care applications by working tandem with the FMHC Clinical Applications Coordinator (CAC}.
• Supports the Health Director in developing, implementing, and maintaining and Information
System strategic plan to the current and future information systems needs for the FMHC. This
includes the development and oversight of goals, objectives, and evaluation of such activities.
• Develops and maintains information technology policies and standards focused on minimizing cost and maximizing controls relating to acquisitions, implementation, and operation of
information and communications systems.
• Establish appropriate organizational processes that defines functions and assigns responsibilities and authorities to the appropriate staff that adheres to systems security.
• Implement special projects as assigned or supported by the Health Center Director. This will
include the initiation of workgroups and teams to accomplish the goals and objectives of the
Education:Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Technology preferred with a minimum of two years’ experience in a health care setting
Qualificiation: linical knowledge is required in any allied health care profession (i.e; Medical Officer, Medical Technologist, Nurse, Pharmacist, etc.)
• Specific knowledge of health care systems, health information systems, telecommunication
systems, procurement processes, implementation and maintenance. Specific knowledge of
applicable external regulatory requirements (i.e; JCAHO, AAAHC, CMS, AHA, etc).
• General knowledge of the systems design and development process including requirements,
analysis, feasibility studies, software design, programming, pilot testing, installation, evaluation, and operational oversight.
• Knowledge in information system security, current technology, standards, quality assurance,
data integrity, training and patient confidentiality related to the RPMS system to comply with
the FMHC mission.
• Knowledge in project management independently including planning, organizing, and
implementing such projects.
• Experience in working in environments utilizing principles of total quality management or similar quality improvement principles.
• Communication skills required to provide recommendation, consultations to technical and
• Knowledge and skills to provide written and oral presentations to managers and health care
• Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) optional
• Must have a valid and unrestricted Arizona driver’s license (within 30 days of hire if applicant is from out-of-state) with no DUI/DWI or reckless driving convictions in the last five years. No
more than two at-fault accidents in the last three years. Must maintain a valid AZ driver license during employment. Must be insurable by Fort Mojave Indian Tribe liability auto policy.
Physical Demands: While performing this job the following demands may arise and the individual must be able to write, type, walk, stand, bend, stoop, crouch, hear, reach and push wheelchairs and gurneys. Support patients as necessary for procedures. Vision is an important part of this job and requires the ability to see small print; corrective lenses are acceptable.
the Indian Preference Act will be enforced. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.